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Join Adam and Anne as they talk about living a low-carb, high-fat lifestyle in a family setting. Each episode, they'll share news about LCHF eating, recipes, and encouragement. Look for them on Facebook as LCHF Family, on twitter as @LCHFFamily, or at their website, lchf.familypodcasts.com

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Jun 28, 2018 Family Podcasts Network
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038: Trans Fats and The Magic Pill Released: June 28, 2018 Abby is back! Join her and Anne as they discuss the news about the banning of trans fats from the US food supply and the documentary The Magic Pill. Before we go any further into our show notes for this episode: apologies for the sound quality in this episode. We moved on piece of furniture in the room where we record and apparently that turned the room into a bottomless chasm. We learned our lesson and will be back to former quality in...
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Jun 14, 2018 Family Podcasts Network
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037: Insulin, AMPK, and mTOR Released: June 14, 2018 News The Express UK had a story recently on a recommendation made by the Arthritis Foundation that people stop using vegetable oils. Industrially produced vegetable oils, such as corn, afflower, sunflow, soy, and canola oils, contain large amounts of omega-6 oils. While omega-6 oils are necessary for our bodies, the American diet tends to involve way more omega-6 fats than we need, to the point that they can interfere with the proper...
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May 31, 2018 Family Podcasts Network
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036: Italian Food Released: May 31, 2018 Adam and Anne chat about different ways you can still enjoy Italian food, either at home or in a restaurant, and keept it LCHF. News But first, our news for the week: CNN reports that childhood obesity is on the rise in Mediterranean countries. As the local diet shifts to include more sugars processed foods and activity levels decline, childhood obesity is spreading through several Mediterranean coutries. We're watching what happens as a traditional diet...
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May 17, 2018 Family Podcasts Network
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035: Hiking Snacks. Released: May 17, 2018   By special request, Adam and Anne take on the issue of what to eat when you're on a day hike with your LCHF family. News * With the end of the school year approaching fast, and summer around the corner, we will be releasing episodes every other week until September. * Those of you with an Amazon Echo can now use it to listen to LCHF Family. To set it up, say the following, pausing between statements: Alexa, enable the Low Carb, High Fat Podcast....
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May 10, 2018 Family Podcasts Network
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034: Campfire Foods Released: May 10, 2018 How can your family navigate the memory-making campfire without turning it into a massive sugar bomb? The LCHF Family taste-tested and tinkered with a meal's worth or recipes and came up with a meal that involves cooking on sticks, big flavor, and--yes--dessert. First, they shared an article from the NYTimes that suggests that a low-carb diet may be more benefitial for Type-1 daibetics than previousy believed. Then, they launched into a series of...
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May 3, 2018 Family Podcasts Network
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033: Mastering the Meat Counter. Released: May 3, 2018 Adam and Anne chat about the new documentary about low-carb, high fat diets that Vinnie Tortorich will be crowdsourcing. To stay up to date on information about its progress, text NSNG to 228-28. Adam was a butcher for a few years and shares what he knows about various cuts of meat and how to make sure you're getting the best you can afford. This episode is jam packed with information for those of you (like Anne) who have always felt less...
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Apr 5, 2018 Family Podcasts Network
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032: Book Review: Eat Bacon, Don't Jog. Released: April 5, 2018 Anne and Adam chat about the ridiculous new frappucino option at Starbucks and then break down the Best Option for when Starbucks is your only option. (Coffee with tea, hot or cold; back or herbal tea with cream; water; whole milk for the kiddos.) Listen to the podcast for their discussion about the food options at Starbucks. You'll have to make an educated decision for yourself about whether it is possible to eat there and stay...
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Mar 27, 2018 Family Podcasts Network
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031: LCHF Ideas for Passover and Easter Released: March 27, 2018 (a few days early!) The holidays crept up on us this year. In this special, early release episode, Abby and Anne chat about some ideas to keep Passover and Easter as low-carb and free from sugars as possible. To claim your $5 discount from Dropps, visit our Support page. Passover There's a difference between traditional foods and Traditional Foods. Passover has some that fall into both categories. Carbsmart.com has a lot of great...
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Mar 24, 2018 Family Podcasts Network
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029: A Word of Wisdom. Released: March 15, 2018 In this episode, Anne takes on the most asked question LCHF Family has received so far. But first, what is the best option when you really need to eat and your only option is McDonald's? Anne played with their online nutritional calculator and came up with the following: Best lunch or dinner: A Grand Big Mac with no bun, Big Mac sauce or cheese (300 calories, 23 grams of fat, 2 grams of carbs, and 25 grams of protein) eaten with or on a dry Side...
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Mar 22, 2018 Family Podcasts Network
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030: LCHF with the Elderly Released: March 22, 2018 Anne and Adam chat about their experience trying to get Anne's mom, a type-2 diabetic in nursing care, on a diet better suited to her needs than pancakes and pasta. Listen in to learn how they handled working with the staff, as well as the difference in dietary needs and considerations for the elderly. This episode was recorded a month in advance. There have been developments that will be addressed in episode 31! This week's sponsor is Anne's...
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Mar 9, 2018 Family Podcasts Network
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028: Looking for the Truth Behind the Advertising Released: March 8, 2018   We're back! Thanks for your patience while we got ourfeet beneath us again after the move. We are all settled in and are happy to be back at the microphones. The move is bringing some new changes to the podcast, too! We'll be including a sponsor with each episode (just one!) and adding some reoccuring segments to the show. We hope you like the changes. Feel free to email us your feedback at lchf at family podcasts dot...
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Jan 11, 2018 Family Podcasts Network
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027: Eric Leach of Radical Organics Shares the Value of Coconuts Released: January 11, 2018 In this episode, Eric Leach, Chief of Values and Marketing for Radical Organics, joins Anne to talk about the benefits of coconut in our diets. He addresses issues such as what the difference is between an MCT oil and regular coconut oil, how to tell if you are buying an adulterated coconut oil, what to look for on the label when picking a coconut oil, whether you need to bother with organic coconut, and...
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Dec 28, 2017 Family Podcasts Network
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026: Talking about the GAPS Diet with Amanda Leach Released: December 28, 2017 Amanda Leach, a neighbor of the LCHF Family crew, joins to talk to Anne about the GAPS Diet, a form of low-carb, high-fat diet that aims to correct intestinal and neurological issues. Amanda gives a general overview of the diet, which she learned about by reading Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride's Gut and Psychology Syndrome: Natural Treatment for Autism, Dyspraxia, A.D.D., Dyslexia, A.D.H.D., Depression, Schizophrenia....
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Dec 14, 2017 Family Podcasts Network
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025: Austin Archibald from Rebel Creamery Released: December 14, 2017 Austin Archibald joins Anne in this episode to talk about how he decided to eat a ketogenic diet, how they make it work in their family, and Rebel Creamery--the company he is launching with his wife to create a keto-friendly, high-fat, low-carb ice cream. You can check out the Kickstarter, or learn more about Rebel Creamery at their website. Those of you who vaguely remember when we talked about fat bombs on the show in the...
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Nov 30, 2017 Family Podcasts Network
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024: Leading by Example. Released: November 30, 2017 In this episode, Adam interviews his father, Eric, about why he started LCHF eating and what his results have been. The take away: letting your own results do most of the talking when you want to share LCHF with your friends and family can be very effective. Many thanks to Lee Rosevere at Free Music Archive for the music we use in the podcast! Be sure to subscribe to the podcast through iTunes or your podcatcher of choice so new episodes...
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Nov 16, 2017 Family Podcasts Network
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023: Planning on Holiday Treats? Know What You're Getting Into. Released: November 16, 2017 To treat, or not to treat. That is the question. If you are going to indulge this holiday season, it's important that you know what you're getting into so you can stare the consequences in the eye and deal with them like the LCHF warrior you are. Adam and Anne talk about what you can really expect from that "harmless" Christmas cookie or vacation indulgence so that you can make an informed...
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Nov 9, 2017 Family Podcasts Network
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022: An Eat Happy Thanksgiving with Anna Vocino Released: November 9, 2017 Please join us as Abby and Anne speak to Anna Vocino, author of Eat Happy: Gluten Free, Grain Free, Low Carb Recipes Made from Real Foods For A Joyful Life, about being diagnosed with Celiac disease, how to get family on board with an LCHF diet, how her family does Thanksgiving, and ways to keep the holiday LCHF--if you want to. This is our longest episode yet, and you're going to love every minute of it! Some of the...
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Nov 2, 2017 Family Podcasts Network
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LCHF Family 021: Preparing for Curious or Concerned Family at Holiday Gatherings Released: November 2, 2017 We are coming up on that time of year when extended family gatherings will be the norm. These can often be difficult to navigate, but add in the fact that your family is on this wacko new way of eating, and you may find yourselves being grilled over your choice to eat low carb, high fat when you'd rather be getting caught up with your cousins. In this episode, Anne talks about dealing...
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Oct 26, 2017 Family Podcasts Network
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LCHF Family 020: Halloween as an LCHF Family Released: October 26, 2017 How do you navigate a sugar-ladened holiday now that your family is living a low-carb, high-fat life? Anne and Kai discuss several options to deal with candy coming in and going out of your home, as well as offering some sugar-less alternatives and an LCHF menu for Halloween party. Oriental Trading has lots of options for giveaways if you want to avoid adding to the sugar being spread around your neighborhood. A recipe for...
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Oct 19, 2017 Family Podcasts Network
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LCHF Family 019: Filipino Foods to Add to Your Meal Rotation Released: October 19, 2017 Many people are at a loss when they switch to low-carb, high-fat eating because they can no longer make many of the meals their family loved to eat! Taking the time to look beyond the "obvious" examples of various ethnic foods to the lesser known stars of different cultural cuisines can be a book help in boosting our list of "go to" recipes. In the first of an ongoing, occasional series...
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Oct 12, 2017 Family Podcasts Network
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LCHF Family 018: Talking to the Adults in Your Child's Life about LCHF Released: October 12, 2017   On today's episode, Anne and Abby take on a question from Listener Marina that was posted to the Facebook community group: Wanted to ask if anyone has verbiage tips on how to keep the junk offerings (to the kids) at bay? I'm struggling with how not to offend when it comes to play dates, birthday parties, etc. Our kids are 6 and 8 and we follow LCHF/NSNG at home, but outside the house, it's a...
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Oct 5, 2017 Family Podcasts Network
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LCHF Family 017: Non-scale Victories and Motivation Released: October 5, 2017 Welcome to all our new listeners who heard us from Vinnie Tortorich's podcast! If you missed our interview of Vinnie about student athletes, you can find it here. Today's episode is a short and sweet one with just Anne. She talks about non-scale victories--those changes that happen that can't be tracked with numbers but keep us going when the scale stops moving. Being observant of these milestones can be really...
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Sep 28, 2017 Family Podcasts Network
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LCHF Family 016: Eating Out while LCHF Released: September 28, 2017   So, how do you eat out and stick to your commitment to stay low carb, high fat? Listen to today's episode for some guidance and ideas from Anne and Adam. Anne wants to make a couple of disclaimers: First, I realized as I edited this episode, that I throw around the term "natural sugar," and I think I need to define what I mean, because white sugar comes from sugar cane and is, therefore, natural sugar. When I talk...
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Sep 21, 2017 Family Podcasts Network
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LCHF Family 015: LCHF Casseroles Released: September 21, 2017   Alright, busy people, let's talk casseroles. You can totally have casseroles when you're eating a low-carb, high-fat diet. You just need to think beyond the standard, noodle-and-canned-soup variety. The great thing about a casserole is you can make it ahead of time and throw it in the fridge or freezer to bake later. Or, make it at dinner time and use the time it's in the oven to get other stuff done. They are great one-pot...
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Sep 14, 2017 Family Podcasts Network
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LCHF Family 014: LCHF Breakfasts Released: September 14, 2017   We've had it drilled into us that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And it is, if you remember that breakfast doesn't has to happen in the early hours of the day. You break your fast with whatever meal you first eat for the day and it's ok to wait until you're hungry to eat in the morning. Your body has stored energy it can run on--it's called fat. Most days, Anne and Adam don't eat breakfast anymore, and Kai and...
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Sep 7, 2017 Family Podcasts Network
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LCHF Family 013: Vinnie Tortorich Shares Insights for Student Athletes Released: September 7, 2017 In this episode, Anne and Adam interview Mr. NSNG himself, Vinnie Tortorich. He shares some great insight into whether student athletes can eat an LCHF diet (yes) and how they should fuel during a sport. We were surprised by his advice about teens fueling during sports. He said theyshould have a small amount of sugar (preferably in the form of fruit). However, his argument for this is that kids...
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Aug 31, 2017 Family Podcasts Network
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LCHF Family 012: When Are Treats OK? Released: August 31, 2017 Adam is back this episode to talk about when it's ok to have a treat when you're eating LCHF. One of the major changes most people have to internalize when they switch to low-carb, high-fat eating is to think of treats as treats, and not just something sweet. A treat is meant to be a rare occurrence. In our family, we have treats at immediate family members' birthdays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and when we're traveling in a foreign...
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Aug 24, 2017 Family Podcasts Network
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LCHF Family 011: Movie Snacks Released: August 24, 2017   In this episode, Anne and Abby talk about options for snacking in the movies without breaking your new low-carb, high-fat eating habit. The movies are one of those places where most people have a habit of eating certain foods just because they are in that certain place doing that certain thing. These situational foods can be tricky as you switch to a new way of eating because the old habit is so strong that, if you don't plan ahead,...
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Aug 17, 2017 Family Podcasts Network
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LCHF Family 010: Fat Head Kids Released: August 17, 2017 In this episode, Anne and Kai review Fat Head Kids, as well as the documentaries Super Size Me and Fat Head. It's been our experience that the kids were much more willing to stick with low-carb, high-fat eating once they understood the science behind it. Fat Head Kids is a great introduction to the science behind LCHF eating for kids in 4th - 7th grades. Older kids would probably be more interested in some of the popular science books...
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Aug 10, 2017 Family Podcasts Network
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LCHF Family 009: School Lunches Released: August 10, 2017 In this episode, we share a bunch of options for healthy, nutritious, real-food, LCHF lunches for your kiddos (or yourself)! First off, Amazon has a bunch of options for bento-style lunch boxes. These will help a great deal in reducing waste as you pack your child's lunch. This one comes in three colors, is leak proof, and the company offers coordinating ice packs. This option would be best for elementary-age appetites. This option is...
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Aug 3, 2017 Family Podcasts Network
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LCHF Family 008: PIZZA! Released: August 3, 2017 Let's face it: most of us aren't going to stick to any way of eating if it doesn't include pizza. Luckily, there are still ways to have pizza and stay LCHF. In fact, pizza is already high fat. The flour-based crust is the only real issue, and we offer 4 options (plus a bonus in the episode)! A cauliflower crust recipe is available here or in Eat Happy. This crust is the one the family started out with. It's a delicious crust, but it does have its...
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Jul 27, 2017 Family Podcasts Network
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LCHF Family 007: A Quick Introduction to Ketosis and Intermittent Fasting Released: July 27, 2017 Today, Adam is back as co-host to offer a brief overview of ketosis and intermittent fasting. The purpose of this episode is just to define the terms for you, our listeners. Ketosis is a way of eating that allows for approximately 5% of your food intake to come from carbohydrates (about 20 grams or less), 20% from protein, and the rest from fat. It causes your body to draw mainly from the fat you...
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Jul 20, 2017 Family Podcasts Network
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LCHF Family 006: Meet Kai! Released: July 20, 2017 In this episode, you'll meet Kai, the final member of the family. She was the last to start low-carb, high-fat eating in our household and is still in early days. She'll share what her first month has been like, including things she's missed, things she hasn't missed, struggles, and successes. Kai resisted the change to LCHF for a long time. She has always been a picky eater. Even before we just out most fruits and all grains from her diet, she...
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Jul 13, 2017 Family Podcasts Network
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LCHF Family 005: Meet Abby! Released: July 13, 2017 Abby joins the podcast for the first time to share how she started LCHF and the successes she's had. Abby was a slender child until a trip back to the US when she was about 6 years old when extended family took her and her sister out for treats daily for several weeks. They both put on weight on that trip and returned home with serious carb cravings. As her parents, we followed the standard diet advice for overweight children -- portion...
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Jul 6, 2017 Family Podcasts Network
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LCHF Family 004: What to Expect in the Beginning Released: July 6, 2017 This time, Anne and Adam fill you in on some of the side effects you might face in the first few weeks of switching to LCHF eating. These effects are usually temporary and are the result of your body switching over from burning ready glucose as your main fuel source to burning fat. Diet Doctor has a simple, direct overview of the keto flu. Read up on electrolyte issues you may encounter. (This is not a link to an LCHF site,...
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Jun 29, 2017 Family Podcasts Network
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LCHF Family 002: What is NSNG? Released: June 29, 2017 Adam and Anne switched to LCHF (low-carb, high-fat) by first trying out NSNG. In a nutshell, NSNG means you eliminate all forms of sugar, sweeteners, and grain from your diet. Additionally, you switch to eating only certain types of fat. Ask yourself: does this fat come from an animal? Can I squeeze the fruit it came from and extract the fat that way? If so, it's ok for you to eat! Butter, lard, suet, fat on your steak--all ok. Olive oil...
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Jun 29, 2017 Family Podcasts Network
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LCHF Family 003: Get Ready to Start! Released: Jun 29, 2017 Ready to make the switch the LCHF? Adam and Anne recommend going cold-turkey and talk you through cleaning out the kitchen. How do you know what can stay? Is it ok to throw out food you paid for? What if it's unopened? We share how we cleaned the cupboards bare before starting NSNG and hope to inspire you to do the same! Be sure to subscribe to the podcast through your podcatcher of choice so new episodes arrive automatically. For more...
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Jun 29, 2017 Family Podcasts Network
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LCHF Family 001: Introducing Your Hosts Released: June 29, 2017 Join Adam and Anne as they share their experiences before switching to low-carb, high-fat eating (LCHF). Spoiler alert: it wasn't great. They suffered from all kinds of issues, from snoring and sleeplessness to achy joints to extra weight (lots of extra weight). They both felt much older than their ages would suggest, and they thought that this was just how things should be. They first got into LCHF by trying out a simple eating...